Tag Archives: Spring 2015

Mammary Myths

By Shahrzad Tayebi, IBCLC   Unfortunately, we have forgotten that we are mammals.   If we had not, we wouldn’t be making breastfeeding such a dilemma. Seriously, we’re mammals. The word “mammal” is modern, from the scientific name Mammalia coined by Carl Linnaeus in 1758, derived from the Latin mamma (“teat, pap”). All female mammals… Continue Reading

Newborn Myths Revealed

By Bonnie Davis As a new parent you may feel bombarded with information about babies from many different sources, the Internet, books, other parents, and grandparents! Sometimes it’s challenging to know what is accurate and helpful. Here are 7 popular newborn myths debunked!   Myth #1: At birth the newborn’s brain is fully developed just… Continue Reading

Sharing Our New Home

As many of you know, we are now comfortably settled into our new digs at 3569 Commercial Street. But as our classes are mostly after hours, our space sits empty a lot of the time. Solution? We would love to share the room, and rent our space out to compatible groups whenever we’re not using… Continue Reading

Myth Management for Beginners

by Sandra Vander Schaaf   We’ve come to think of myths solely as pernicious lies that misinform, mislead, and cause mayhem. These myths are the fools and bad guys that need to be disarmed before they do any more damage. They can be put in their place with a careful and studied application of facts… Continue Reading

LETTERS Spring 2015

“The Childbearing Society was a life-saver for us. As first time parents we were scared and overwhelmed. We had many questions that needed answers. We were looking for support, and for knowledgeable people who could educate us through the pregnancy and the birth of our son. We found that and more in our prenatal classes;… Continue Reading

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